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will not have the mad Clytle,
Who? bead li tarntd by lb (an
Jbf lallp li a courtly queen,
Whom, tbrfor, I will lido
jb eowellp la a eiuniry wooob,
The violet li a sua ;
Jlnl I will woo tha dainty roil,
Tb queen of Itiry obi.
Tb pea il but a wanton wllcb,
In too muoh hast to wed.
And elMpi bir rlnii on ry haad
Thi wolfxbaao I eboutd dread ;
Uor will I dreary roemarye.
That alway mourn ihi dead
Sul 1 will wootho dainty roae,
WHb Iter cbttki of Under rid.
The lily li alt la wblti, liki a eetat.
And io il ao met for ma i
And tbi diiay'l cheek li tipped with a
Bbe il of en oh low degree
Jaeuitn I swell, and baa many Invert.
And tbi bootn'i betrothed to the be
ftiit 1 will pliabt with tbi dainty roe,
For fatreet of all il ehe.
A THRILLING ADVENTURE.
"Glorious Rome 1' exolaimod Miss
Julia Hraudon, as ehe loared back
iu tbe traveling carriage boside hor
gouty old guardian, Ebencxer Hrown
;., aldorman of tbe city of London,
as it slowly rolled npon its way from
Torracioa to Fondi, on the road to
Naples "shall I novor see thee a-
'l'abaw I now I knew what yon
oro thinking of that confounded
Claudo Crayon, who was always dan
gling round you. Do yon know he
bad the iuipndonco to aik my per
mission to pay bis address t - you t
'And what did yon tell him ?' in
quired the lady, eagerly.
'I told bira to go to tbe domon 1'
Hush 1 said the young lady, put
ting bor soft baud npon ber guar
dian's lips. "I'm ashamed of you.'
'I'm ashamed of you V retorted
the aldorman.' for thinking twice of
a shabby follow without a penny
von who are to ootue of age in three
months and into tbe possession of
fifty thonaand pounds.''
The young lady was silont, and
looked out of tbe carriage window.'
"What a dark, gloomy valley this
ix we're passing through,' she said,
liv the wav of cbaojr.ui tbe conver
sation. 'It looks tbe very place for
bi (gauds. I wish youd take an es
'Pshaw V said tbe alderman ; "1
don't boliove in robbers. These sto
rios of brigands are got up by the
rascally, thieving Italians as an ex
cubo for increasing the expense of
But at this moment there was a
crash 1 and down came the carriage,
nearly overturning in its fall, ard a
shrill whistle was beard. The coach
man and a courier, crying out, 'The
brigands 1' crossed themselves, and
full upon their face i.
Four armed men in the pictures
que costume tbe etago has made ua
so familiar witb, rushed from the
buBbos, Julia screamed. Her guar
dian succeeded in getting out one of
bis pistols, and fired at tbe fo.emeit
without hitting him. Tbe robber
knocked the alderman's pistol from
bis band and bis hat over bis eye i,
tripped him op- and tied him band
and foot witb a bit of rope.
He threw bis arms around Miss
Brandon's waist, and followed by bis
companions, harried into the woods
that clothed the steep bill by tbe
"Fear nothing,' ha whispered j 'it
is I Claude Crayon. Don't you
know me t
"Claude 1' exclaimed tbe young
lady, recognising ber lover in spite
of bis disguise. "How could you
do such a thing 7 I thought we
wore attacked by real robbers, and
not by maaqueraders. C 1 a Q d e I
uiauae i sue aaaea, who Buuuea
change of manner, 'who is that T'
Claude raised his eyes in tbe di
rection of hers, and behold a tall fig-
tiro, in full brieand eoatume, advano
ing from the thicket, carbine in band
and bonding bis blaolc brows npon
"Who are yon V be asked of tbe
"J hat qaeation belongs to me,
young gontleman, replied the atrau
Cor, "since I find yon wearing my
livoiy and intending on my domain.'
"Yon assume a lofty tone, sir,' re-
l'"uu wej aruBt. rT, wuuiu uto
1 the honor of addressing f
The stranger drew bimself np to
bis full height "Men eall too,' he
replied haughtily, 'men sail meFra
Claude cast an agonised look at
J alia, then threw bis arm around ber
waist and drew a pistol from bis Test
"Put np tbat toy, young man f
cried tbe robber, in a voice of than
dor. 'or I'll aand a bullet thronffb
that fool's bead of yours. Resistanoe
vain, V00' around yon.
. Claude obeyed, and beheld, encir
cling the glade where they stood, a
nnmber of ruffianly fellows armed to
the teeth, Jit dropped bis pistol
wiui a groan,
''You are fras 1' said the brigand,
With a eontsclooa amilsw , OTon
re too ponr a prii, A lalrer one
Jeonrs, Llwstt Uw tbls maiden
U our own. - It ia rare that beauty's
smiUs bexnila nsinour outlawry.'
iCxKxntd deadly pale i but tit
color mounted lo the painter's cheek
as be pressed ber convulsively to bis
heart, and replied i
"Yon must hack me to pieces be
fore yon lay a hand upon this lady.'
The brigand chief smiled bis
manner and bearing were od longer
"You're a pack bf cowardly hum
bugs 1' cried a well-known voice, as
tbe alderman was brought into tbe
ring by three stout fellows, Strug
gling and kicking. ''Do yon know
who I am ? I'm an Englishman
an alderman of the city of ' London.
I'll prosecute yon I You shall all be
Julia, forgetful of danger, flew to
ber guardian's side. Vis captors
reloasod bim, and, though short
winded and pursy, be planted bis
back, against a tree, and equarod a
way in attitude that Tom Cribb
would have envied.
"JJahl' said be, valorously, 'you're
a pack of cowards I Throw down
your toasting-forks and popguns
and 1 m a tnatca for you.
Jrra JJiavolo smiled and waved bis
band. "Cease foolery, old man-and
you, gentleman, listen to me. I'll
show you that Satan is not so black
as bo is painted. You will acknowl
edge that yon aro completely in my
power, now i win mention mo
terms on which I will roloaso you.'
l won t bear 'em I shouted t'je
Londoner. "There's a statuto a
gainst compoundin? a felony.'
"You, gentlemen, said the brigand
to the artist and bis compauions,
have rocoived a warning against
playing with edge-tools, btick to
yonr own business in future. You,
fuir lady, wished to see a reil brig
and. Dohold bim I Outlawed from
society a wandoror like the wild
wolf in tbo forest a man without a
name, family or friends, save those
whoso fortuuea are as dosporato as
bis. When men shall toll you of the
crimes of Fra Diuvolo, remember
that be restored you to love and
happiness, when bo might have made
yoa his victim.'
"There's something grand about
the rascal, after all,' said Mr. Brown.
"Say bow much you want, Mr. Dia
volo, for letting us all off give it in
round numbers, nnd you shall have
a check on ray banker at Naples, and
I'll never say a word about the trans
action, liut 1 forgot you wouldn't
dare to present the check.'.'
Fra Diavolo smiled.
. "You are mistaken, eignor I have
an account at a banker's in Naples,
and another in Rome.'
"Humbug f muttorod the alJor-
"liut I'm in a gonerous mood to
day,' pursued the robber. 'Fortnno
has favored me of Into, and I can af
ford to bo no. You see that young
fellow who baa nover taken bis eyes
ou tbe signora- Just now when I
threatened her liberty, bo was will
ing to lay down bis lifo for hor.'
"Was he T Iiu sorry to nnd bim
in league with you, then.'
Wo disavow bim, said tbe ban
"It was a masquerading frolic to
procure an interview with Miss I3rau
don,' said the artist-
Well, signor, continued tbe brig
and, 'my tarins are simply these :
Uive your consent to tbe marnaze
of this youog couple. Tbey love
each other, and it is out of your
power to keep young hearts that
"Well we'l I con son t,' grumb
led tbe alderman.
I presume,' said the chief, ad
vancing, 'that I may then congratu
late and salute tbe bride,'
But Jnba drew back with a shud
der, and tbe artist's eyes flashed fire.
For a moment an angry flush
mounted to tbe robber's brow, but it
died away( and he said, with a tool
"Pardon me l forgot myself, l
mm I m m, mr
will impose no repulsive conditions,
and add only a prayer that none of
yon will mention a word about this
He Waved . bis hand In token of
farewell, and thon bo and bis band
vanished in tbe back woods. The
alderman, bis ward, tbe painter and
bis party, rogained tbe carriage,
which was flow righted, add tbey
were soon en route for Naples, where
tbe artist and Julia were nnitod in
tbe presanoo of tbe British ambas
sador. The adventuro at room waa
dolv consigned to tbe bride's iourn
al. but it was not until Fra Diavolo's
career bad closed tbat she fontured
to impart it to bor frionds,
The meanest . roan in Araorioa
has aorald been discovered. He got
on tbe cars at rittston, i'enn.. one
day last week on bis way to Kiug.
ston. and bis "alrl" was witb bim
Tbe train-boy passed through the
car and left a package of prise candy
in every seat. The meanest man
opened the package left with bim.
gave a part of its contents to tbo
maiden, and then, closing the end
as well as he could, gave it back to
the bov. Tha youth demanded 10
oenta. The meanest man offered
to compromise at 0 oenta. The
train-bov was Ten road, ao mad, in
foot that be waa lnoapaoitated for
further peddling. He finally Carried
off the meanest roan's bat and left it
with tbe ticket agent for redemp
tion. .. . ,T
Six thousand Chinamen are at
work on tha Texas Paolflo Railroad.
Colonel John Hannah recently
'ad at Baftd) Monntain, Ala., aged
I J yt5re
MIDDLEBUItG, SNYDER COUNTY,
fcorrls and be1 Shone1;
The Dotroit brigade of bootblacks,
says tbe 1'reta, was increased
by one yesterday, A passeugor train
from the East carried oue more pas
songer than tbe conductor knew of,
because the s id nassonger was con
cealed on tbo trucks and looked
nore like a bnnk of mud than a live
boy 11 years old. Ho came across
tbe river witb the others, and aftor
a briof look, around the depot be
walked np to a hafkmnn and said t
"Uld boy. 1 m right from Jersey
C'ity. with nothing to eat for two
bull days and not a red in my pock
et Lend mo a quarter and I'll make
it a dollar before noon.
"I don't know you,', replied the
"Nor I yon, but that's all right. A
man who won t lend a live boy a
qnartor to got a start in life is no
man at all. Come, what d ye say f
He got the monoy, and walking np
to a bcotblack who stood shivering
in the cool air, he said :
"Hoy, you'll never mako a nlilner
in tho world. Your forte is landscape
painting or counting bank notos. I II
gin ye a quartor for yer kit and if
ye ever want money for a pint of
peanuts call on me.
It was a trado. i here was a now
box of blacking and a pretty fair
brush, and the new noy no sooner
had the box nndor bis arm than be
cried out in a wonderfully shrill
"Come and soo mo Come and
be shone by a chap who kin mako
ynr butos look nicer in two minutes
than a slouch could in four days
Hold out yer foot an' gin mo a
chanco to lay the corner-mono of a
fortnno aud don't forgot it 1'
He secured fivo 'black' as fast ns
ho could work and in twenty min
utes he bad paid back tho quarter.
In half an hour be was fifteen cents
ahead and thon be rubbed his aching
arms and said :
I've cot to drop sunthin d wn
for my stomach to lay bold on, nnd
then I'll come out nnd make tho fur
fly. It'll take me two hours yet to
got limbored up and fool like a buzz-
oaw run by chain lightning?, but
whon I do got to work in earnest I
shall UBO up a brush every nioo min
its all day long.'
After bo bad procurod a cheap
breakfast at a restaurant ho found
himself confronted by four or five
bootblacks, who looked as if they
bad plannod to give him tho bounce.
"Morning, gents, hum tbo now boy
as he looked from oue to tho other
"No use giving mo any copperas, my
boantios, for 1 ve struck this town to
stay. 1 m right on tbe black. 1
rather black butes, but I kin black
eyes if I'm forced to. I'm a Kooly
motor only more so. I strike, kick,
bite aud pull hair all at one motion,
and it takes throe policomon to tvill
me away from the mangled romnius
of my wictims."
The boys consulted togotbor and
concludod uot to tacklo bim. and in
five ruin ut oh more they wore giving
friend frid jdsbip. He led them back
to the uopot, stood them in line and
"Now, sloncho8, you slick to me
and I'll stick by you This town
haiu't bin holf worked, nnd I know
it. lown East we all thought you
used dishwator and stove-blacking
instead of shoe polish. Koprcss yer
emotions a few minus and soo nic
tear raysolf all to flinders.'
Tbe new boy moved around hue a
top. worked like a pony eugiuo, talk
ed like a candidate, and made twenty
cents in about ten minutes- Putting
tho 'chink' down into his old vost
Docket, be swung bis box over bis
snonldor and remarked :
Sixty cents afore 10 o'clock of the
first day is cood 'miff. Now I want
to go np town, see the streets, steel
me a dog, and this afternoon I'll
feel as if I was born here and bad
boon In jail half a dozon timos, Ta
ta, children t don't epond your roon
ey for taffy while I'm gone I'
A lady who fools natural in
Hoy who don t like to throw snow
People who go ont in the rain with
tboir umbrella olosea.
People who turu paper collars; for
Young roon who oan call for a five
cent cigar bofore a crowd.
People who raise their hat to a la
dy after she has passod by;
Young man with red hair who
doosu't oriogo wbon remindod of it.
Young lady who doos not look in
a plate glass window, as sho is pass
in i? br.
A school girl over fourteen who
doesn't like cum, and talk slang.
Tbore are a few exceptions to this
Man whd can face bald bonded
deacoufl wbon he thrusts tbe contri
bntion box at bim without contri
A tenaut bad been importuned so
frequently for hie rent tbat in a cli
max of exasperation ha turned on
tbe landlord with the cogent and
conclusive retort ; 'Now, you needn't
Jut on ao many aire, old man. Why
owe enough in this town to buy up
all your old bouses
The receipts of grain ai Pbiladei
phia during the month of May waa
the largest aver rectuveA u pne
Booth. ,. .
f ; ,e erJored woman bgu laujn le yolee smo'sot Moa ai;
Tbore ars girls who start ont In
lifo with an undefined idoi that thoy
will marry lomebody, and tloi koeo
looking through tbo matrimonial mar
Hot Juitt thoy would look through
tho stock of ril!i4 on tbo shopman'
cuuntor. Taking down piece liter
piooe thy find the shade of tbi too
dirk, or of that too light, or of tho
other tot exactly what tbey think it
ouht to be. Aftor putting tho
salesman to much troublo they say
will call ocaio, and leave the placo
not knowing what tbey want. S
the girl who waoU to marry looks
around to toe what otforn, aud find-
that this man's board ii too ren, that
ono'suyes loo blue aud tho other
one's eur loo long. She will lo ik a
littlo further. She exiraino all that
are in the uiarkot and concludes t)
look farther yet. And wuon, after
hiving ahnot unooosciouiily become
a flirt and having broken tho hearts
ot halt the young won lo tho neigh
borhood, she lioeps on "looking a
little laither. she unus hunolf go
ioi( alono down tho bill on tbe ahady
side ol tho way, still witb nn inl liii
able longing to mtrry uicboJy, nnd
wondering who will como along to
propose to ber.
It would bo rah to adriso tho
young lady to accept tbo first tnarry
ini mun who offers. It is equally
rab to advise ber to wait, nod wait
ami keep on waitiug and at l int marry
nobody. lVrhiipn it is not nocossaiy
that ol I should marry. Homo of the
uoblust womon in the world are what
the world calls old maids ; yet that
ii a lonely way of gottiug along. Jl
tho girl wants to tuurry,
the young men will find it out, an I
her soul will look out of tlio window
of her t-yu iu an unmistakablo man
ner when tho right man coinos uloug.
And all tuis without any lack ol
modoHty or broach of decorum ou ber
Tennessee Marriage Notice
A marriage at Memphis
raovod a local editor to remark
calmly and classically : "Tho chiv
alry of the gallaut doctor has gar
landed his chaplet with the fairest
aud sweetest flower that blooms in
the parterro of beauty, wbomi fra
granco will iirproguute with rodoU
oncy evory iiupiiiso ol uin generous i
heart. Tho bi ightotit star that ra-1
diales tho galaxy of faHoiuuting wo- !
men shines upon ami illuminates his'
pith ay witb ber bland smile ao l!
ullnring light whoso roHpliMiJont
effjlgouco, glowing with undi.nmod
lustre, ruch revolving soa-ion will j
pilot the ingouious victor of po owti- I
mate a prizo to tho haven ofhappi-i
nesH. Tho lifo of the intrepid bride j
groom is coronitoil with tho richest
.k..I I... ... !. I a .1 .!
, . r i , ,
I'"" rL " " "... V
urouud hia brow, gloanod from thuir
voyago down tho stream of tiino.
May joys and blossinga ns cxijuiHito
aud hallowed as thoso engendered by
a shower of iosos scattered down ly
tbe lianas of tho ren from tho far-
off gardens of l'aradiso crown thoir
woddoJ future and inoroaso with tho
lapse ot years." A fan, quick,
What does Anxiety Do 7
It does not empty to-morrow
of its sorrow i but ah ! it empties
LU'llllV Ml 1 L n nLIIIUL'llli M. li 111 tun lilt i.
t" ii.. :t ii 7 ...S. .
u.H,ua.l.gtii.i.ii. "eda iniiiiiUiiro Sir Joseph Porter,
JVU UUUb bVJ UIIIU nitu lb WllUU lb
comos. It doos not bless to -in or-
row, and it robs to-day. For evory
day has its o burden. Suflleinnt
(or each day is tho evil wh'ch prop
erly boloug to it. Do not dr"g the
future into tho present. Tho pres
ent has enough ' do with its own
proper concerns, NVe bavo always
strength enough to boar evil wheu
it comes- o bavo not strength to
bear tbo foroboding of it.
A good story tho bettor boeauso
its truo is told at tho expense of a
bonovolent lady who was examining
tbe work ofthe Assoointcd Charities
iu tho city of Uoston. Ono of tho
applicants for roliof soon by her was
a colored woman, who told a dolo-
ful story of s uttering,' which so
worked npon the mind of tho lady
that, against tha advice of an cx
perioncod friend, sho gavo her t2 to
relievo no presout distress. 7cr
disgust may bo imaginod when she
learned that her ward bought a
four-button pair of kid glovos and a
seat for "Piuaforo" with the money.
To parsons about to marry, tbo fol
lowing etaor-a upon tho aigoiflcatioo
ofthe days Ofthe week may prove of
service : .
Monday for wealth,
Tuaaday fur health. . .
Wtduraday tbo beat day of all I
Tburaday fur ero.tea,
Friday for loe, ,
Saturday ao luck ai all.
A Massachusetts farmer owns a
Kentucky-bred miilo that has within
tbe last thirty days kfoked la seven
leeo barn doors,, unroofed a! doien
chicken coop, aod trampled tha 111
out of four favorite pig. "Hon Put
ler'Mt hia name.
''Father," said a cobbler's jal
as ha was pegging' away at . an old
shoe, "they say that trout bits good
now." "Well, wall," replied tbe old
gentlonnrn i "you stick to your work
aad tbey wou t bita yqu.'.
PA.; JUNE 19, 187.).
Be a Lady.
Yildnc9B is a thing that girls can
not afford. Fnmilionty without love,
without ronhdeneo, without regard,
is destructive to all that makes wo
man exalting nnd ennobling. It is
the first duty of woman to bo a lady.
Undo manners in n woman is noxt to
immorality. His a shnmo for wotu
on to bo leeturod on their manners.
It is a nlmmo that thoy need it.
Women aro tho umpires of socioty.
It i they to whom all mooted points
should bo roforro 1. To bo n lady is
more thnn to bo a prince.. Carry
yoarself so perfectly that mon should
look tip to yoit for a reward, not at
you in robiiko. Tho natural senti
ment of aan to woman is rovoreneo.
Ho loses a largo amount of respect
when ho is obliged to account ber n
boing to bo trained in propriety. A
man's ideal lit uot wounded when a
woman fails in worldly vin'lom lint
if in grace, ;entlotiusH, snnlimniit and
delicacy sho phoiild bo found want
ing, ho receives an inward hurt
Last evening a young man, of this
city, was initiated into tho mysteries
of a hunt for "KlbadritHcha," n kind
of game peculiar to a barren coun
try nnd bleak hillH. It rciiiron an
abiding faith in the nuccoss of the
expondition to mako tho nurmiit ex
hilarating. As every body depends
upon tho "Vigilant" or watcher, the
moHt conliduiit man of tho party is
flolected for this important Horvieo,
ho acted as Vigilant, lie was equip
ped with a tin eo litmliel bag nnd
Htationed nndor a tree in tho orch
ard on North Sixth street. His
companions thn left him to drive in
tho ganio. Tbo aforesaid young
man awaited tho "Klluili Unolm,"
holding tho bag open with his tocth
nnd baui.s, ready to gather thetu in.
lie, utter holding the hag with Spar
tan courago nnd Roman faithfulness
for about throe hours without a sight
of an "KlhadritHch," became salistie l
! that thoy are a rare bird. livvHiiy
A Good Daughter
There aro other ministers of lovo
more conspieious than a good daugh
ter, but iiono in which a gentler,
lovlier spirit dwells. She is the
steady liht of her fat'ior s house ii
sho is tho morning nnd evening sun.
Tho grace, vivacity and tenderness
of her eei, bavo their placo in the
mighty sway h!io holds over bis
spirit. Tho lessons of reeorded wis
dotn which bo rends with bis eyes,
como to mind with n new charm us
blonded with tho beloved inch) ly of
bur voieo. Ho scireoly l.nows a
weariness which her song does not
mako him forireo, or a !'1j en which
i is proof fimist tho lntjtn'4rt of hor
f hi- bo.pit,ility, the k..Uo nurs.
of bis HicknoHS. and tho eoiifitant
i agent ot tuose ntimoerioss nets oi
... . .
kindness which one chiefly cares to
have rendered becanso they aro uu
pretendiug but oxprossivo proofs of
fjurdcllc on Philadelphia
Do you know tho only annoying
thing nbotit Philadelphia is its np
paling cleanliness. You can Rtand
on a residence hlroet and seo
miles of red brick houses and snow
whito blinds, an 1 thn "big brass
knobs'' nro so carefully politdiod that
i t i i i i
J ' wouin inutu every nouse iiiiroor-
K. C. 11. ; o cl nli'iosH is appall
g. It n es yon thi -ik of a lies von
of bo 'so cloi ting, and an eternity of
mops nnd brushes. Sometimes I
was iii f?i!'ibly impelled to go inti
tho htn et r.nd scrape up a handful
of mud and throw it against a snowy
blijd. And I ii out into the
stutt with that iuleulloi- Hut when
1 got out theio I co Mu't 'i!id any i
mud. If you want throw mud at!
anything in Phila lelphta yon will
have to tako your mud witu you-
A downtowu man has a mule that
never kicks cannot bo ind-.ieed by
all tho arts of li id feet tickling to
kick. A SiUiill boy can sit with his
back np ng iust this mule's legs aud
never got e lift of a kick ; a dog
can bavk nt bim for eevcu hours nnd
ho won't kick i in short, there is no
kick in bim. P. S. This paragraph
is a faiut attempt to introduce a
now kind of mulo. N. B. Tho mule
we speak of is dead, -Vcie Lieut
Tr'-LiFi. An editor says ! "A
fair young friend of oursrocoutly iu
vited ns to itubiho tho fragrance of
her tulips i we did so with great
unction, whereupon she boxed our
oars, and affected to say sho bad al
lusion to a paltry flower of that
name.' 'Alas, alas,' ho thereupon
moralizes, "There is no truth in
"How lonsr will it be before you
got this work done f " said a lady
to an apprentice who was painting
hor houao, "Well, I don't know,
marm." aaid bo, "the boss bas jnt
goue to look for another job i if be
gets it, I'll be done tomorrow, but
if be don't, J'a afraid it 11 take all
An Knglish travelor in the Holy
Laod. it Js aaid. baS discovered
Jacob's well We are delighted to
hear itv There had been a rumor
Bthjat that Jaotfb vatf doaxi L
iesfor a. yoBDftt - vQ!utl
How ShavingV Originated.
The custom of shaving tho bcnnl
was enfoicod by Alexaudor of Mucc
don, uot for tbe sako of fashion, but
for a practical cud. Ho knew (hat
tho soldiers of tho Indus, when they
eueouiitorod their foot had tho biilnt
of grasping them by the beard, nn i
so lie ordered his soldiers to shave.
Aftorward shaving was practiced '
tho Macedonian army, nnd then
among Ureek citizens. Tho Wo
mans iinitalod tho Greeks in pi ne
liee, as they did iu many oihei
things, and spread it to the differ
out Kuropean nations yet barbaric
In the Middle Ages, nt tho time of
the llenaissanee, it was introduced
aud tho habit was retainod though
oliiNHieiHui gave place to rom inti.-is n,
and then iu its turn was replaced by
realiHin. The beard was n nomeo of
troublo to l'oter tho Groat, who Him
iiltaneously with tho introduction of
Ins great reforms in Russia, tried to
induco tho people to imitate the
shaving nations. This innovation
was resisted by bis subject with
tho utmost persistence, nnd they
preferred to pay n heavy fino rather
thnn suffer ilistiumetit, its they be
lieve, of tho imago of God To the
Russians of olden Units the beard
was a symbol of liberty. In several
countries of Western Kuropo and in
tho I'nitud States tho beard was re
stored to honor ouly nbotit twenty
years ago, but even yet n majority
of men rcppccl tho custom introduc
ed by Alexander the Great.
Tommy is just old onougb to nn
dersland literally what be bears in
church, n place lm ilremls to go to,
for Sunday is nilay of misery to bim.
I he tit her inoriiine; lm r uim home in I
a gloomy utatn of mind, and con-'
lidelltially info) tiled Ins mdlier that,
lie didn't want to go to heaven.
Upon being asked why, bo haid there I
was too much Sunday there, for he:
heard tho minister read out of a
book that it was n p'nen "whero cn-'
gregntions never break up, nnd Sail I
baths never end, and he thought
one Sunday a week waa ull ho could
Mrs. Wbitcflotir bad comjnny.
Now, if there is ouo thing more than
another on which Mrs. Wbitctlo'ir
prided herself, it was her cooking.
..u in ..i
, villi ll, nuuiu in iuj riwti;v.-
I cake, Mis. Tattletongue ?" said sho s
'it isn't very good, to bo sure. I
never had such poor luck in uiy lif-:
as I di 1 iu tuukiug it." "Why ma,"
cried Johnny, in ntnnzement, ''you
said VestirdiV that ns the beet
Hjiougo cake you ever made 1"
In Stanstead. t'auado. u mnn sold
ten-cent packngis, warranted sure
death to polatj bug. No risk of
posoning nuimals, ns with l'uris
green." Tho packages wuro not to
bo nened until time to nso them.
U)uo victim, having tl.rue, opened
one, and loU'Mlwo square uioci;s ol
wood, on one of whioh wa wiitten :
"I'luco tho bug on this block an I
press tiruily with tho other."
l'rof. Kolix Adler nays tlir ro nre
occasions when it is absolutely
wrong to tell tho truth: The pro
fessor may bo right, but ho can't
swervo us from the habit wo forme 1
yean before wo embarked iu the
newspaper business. JWirriati-H
The proprietor of a building !ti'
... - . . ,
m Mbconsitt advertises bis iainl lor
s his laud for
! :,W, iu ,),,
: " I'he towu of i
Poggia nn 1 surrounding county is
the most I eautifol nature over ma lo.
I'he ecenury is celestial : also, two
Wagons and a yoko of steer. '
The weather contit.ues very
cliuiifjcttlilc iu IV'iitial New York.
A few days ngo a ujuu in that coua
try was sunstnick right ut the close
of a uuow btoi nj because Lo eotil lu t
get bis ulster off uuiel': euough.
Jiny I. Cough is tho ranic of a
New Hampshire school teael.T.
Scrap run Hill is tho uaaie of u-j
owa temperance orator. "Jiotti
do lloss" is tho biga at a NViutuld.
All that n man wants.,' said the
tramp "is a chance. lbiiK! low
roosts and put out the moou nn 1 I'll
never beg for auotber morsel of
food ns loog as 1 live.'
Colored men object to riding in
emoaking car io Teiiuessee alter
paying flrct-class faro. Thoy dou't
care for the money, but tho suioak is
bad for thoir complouou.
Miss Moorfl, tbo young woman of
Pioaver county, who shocked society
by marrying a negro, has boon ad
judged insane and sent to au asylum.
A wolf, with Ave vonug ones. Las
recently been seen iu the neighbor
hood of Woinelmlorf, Perka county.
To be interesting a sponkcr nhould
be full of bis subject, uuleaa ho bap
pens to bo speaking against liquor.
A Pittsburg business' man bos
been flnod (NO for profanely Calliug
one of his cm ployees a bar.
Love la an ittoxioation. Yea, but
a year of matrimony will sober you-
Always pointavl and witb oca eye
to buaineii A ndwdle.
Til 13 I'ONT.
ruMlsfird f-very Thursday Evening
JEHEMIAH CEOUSB, Prop'f
Terms pf Subscription,
TWO IXJfXA KM rKIt A N.N I'M. Tay.
nhlrt jvilliin nix month, or f'.50ifno
paid wilhin tho Venr. No paper dift
routitnied until all p'rrenniKv are
paid unlcs nt the option of tbe pub
lisher. Hulmerlptfons miMdo c-f the County
I'AVAIILR IS AfiV ANTR.
fiyrYrson lifting nnd using pnporS
add rested ' other become titsi:rifmrs
ami tire liable fnrthe price ofthe paper
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ENUY A. WOLFLKY,
Saddler nnd Harness
Ccnlrcvlle. Snyder County, Penna";
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